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‘Born a lady’, Nell turns 101

‘‘I’m mad, quite mad you know. Oh yes, I’m a weird one. But I love it. You’ve got to make people laugh.’’. Mary Ellen Gibbs has been called ‘‘Nell’’ all her life and while she’s far from mad, she’s contagiously happy and

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Libby Price
Dec 21 2016
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Men wanted over Benalla theft

Low quality CCTV images have made this investigation challenging - can you help? . Benalla police are appealing for community assistance to help identify two males following a significant theft from a Bridge Street, Benalla retailer last year. . If

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Benalla Ensign
Feb 14 2017
Sport

B men hold fort

Benalla Hockey Club struggled during a tough group of fixtures at the weekend, with three of the four games ending in a loss.. The B men’s side was the only Benalla side to win, and it did so against Echuca.. The first two goals of the game

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Benalla Ensign
Jun 23 2017
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Growers can get updated

The Grains Research and Development Corporation will host a farm business update at the Yarrawonga-Mulwala Golf Club later this month.. The update, to be held on Wednesday, June 28, will cover a range of topics including information on: interest

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Shepparton News
Jun 25 2017
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Curiosity satisfied at farm

On a sprawling 1100ha mixed farming property just outside Tocumwal, a curious mix of animals comes together at the Old Woperana Animal Nursery.. While the weekdays are spent shearing sheep, growing crops and raising beef cattle, Maryanne Ryan and

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Alana Christe...
Jun 25 2017
Water

Water inquiry will go ahead

Northern Victorians will finally have the chance to put their concerns about environmental watering on the record in a new parliamentary inquiry.. State Member for Northern Victoria Luke O’Sullivan directly referred the inquiry to the Environment

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Shepparton News
Jun 24 2017
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VFF wants new rates

The VFF has called on the Andrews Government to scrap rates on farm land in a bid to fix what it says is an unfair council rating system that discriminates against primary producers.. The farmer group is urging a five-year transition from the

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Shepparton News
Jun 24 2017
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Feedback wanted

The Andrews Government is urging Victorians to provide feedback on the Code of Practice for the Keeping of Racing Greyhounds, which aims to improve animal welfare.. Victorian Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford said animal welfare was a top priority

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Shepparton News
Jun 24 2017
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Harvesting technology

The value of data, how to capture the benefits of data and how it can be shared down the value chain were the dominant themes at the Harvesting the Benefits of Digital Agriculture Conference, hosted by the Australian Farm Institute.. The conference

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Shepparton News
Jun 23 2017
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Loan changes

The Federal Government is promising better support for Australian farmers under proposed new laws to streamline the rollout of loans and programs.. Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce last Wednesday introduced to parliament a bill to establish the

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Shepparton News
Jun 23 2017
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Jun 23 2017
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Cup travelling north

Two northern Victorian towns have been announced as destinations on the 15th annual Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour.. Euroa and Echuca have been chosen as two of the 31 cities and towns across Australia and New Zealand that the famous cup will visit

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Rodney Woods
Jun 23 2017
Water

Fishing rules to get...

Fisheries Victoria is consulting recreational anglers about proposed changes to trout fishing regulations in lakes and rivers to improve trout fishing in Victoria.. The changes will complement record trout stocking under way across the state

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Shepparton News
Jun 23 2017
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Horse riding shown to...

Scientists are challenging long-held beliefs about stroke recovery and have used horse riding to prove that a survivor can achieve both physical and mental improvements long after the initial medical emergency.. A Swedish study, led by

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Shepparton News
Jun 23 2017
Dairy

Ready, set, go

Murray Dairy will run three workshops designed to assist farmers with business decision making for the coming months.. The ‘Setting Up Your Season’ workshops — to be held in Echuca, Wodonga and Shepparton — will provide information on key

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Shepparton News
Jun 22 2017
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Iraqi forces free civilians in old Mosul

Iraqi forces advancing on Islamic State militants in the Old City of Mosul are carving out routes for desperate civilians to escape along.

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Jun 25 2017
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Perth Stadium bridge to be built in WA

The construction of the Perth Stadium footbridge has been brought back to WA from Malaysia but costs have blown out by another $13 million.

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AAP News
Jun 25 2017
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AirAsia flight forced to return to Perth

Passengers on an AirAsia flight have been told by the captain to pray when their plane was forced to return to Perth after a technical scare.

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Jun 25 2017
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Aust to lead talks on tackling encryption

Senior government ministers George Brandis and Peter Dutton are headed to Canada for the gathering of Five Eyes nations to talk terrorism.

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Jun 25 2017
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Overturned tanker in Pakistan kills 148

Almost 150 people have been killed in Pakistan after an oil tanker burst into flames following a crash on a major highway.

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AAP News
Jun 25 2017
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No evidence NSW shooting victim was bikie

A fatal shooting outside a hospital in northern NSW is not linked to an escalating rivalry between two bikie gangs, police say.

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AAP News
Jun 25 2017
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Qld govt defends laws after Tweed shooting

The Queensland government says its anti-bikie laws are working despite concerns raised following a shooting incident and brawl over the NSW border.

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AAP News
Jun 25 2017
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Rhiannon hits back on Greens schools split

Greens senator Lee Rhiannon insists her actions over funding for schools have been faithful to the party's policies and processes.

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AAP News
Jun 25 2017
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Bishop leaves for historic Americas visit

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop will become the first Australian foreign minister to visit Panama, and she's also dropping in on Colombia, Cuba and Argentina too.

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AAP News
Jun 25 2017
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ALP says school funding plan is affordable

Labor says it can afford the $17 billion needed to properly invest in children's education after the Turnbull government's Gonski 2.0 plan passed parliament.

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AAP News
Jun 25 2017
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Flat Wall Street to lead Australian shares

Australian shares will open flat on Monday with "second tier data" expected for the week and following modest gains led by tech stocks on Wall Street.

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AAP News
Jun 25 2017
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